1. USS McCampbell Visits Saipan during 7th Fleet Patrol

    The guided-missile destroyer USS McCampbell (DDG 85) arrived in Saipan for a port visit, Jan. 21, while on patrol in the 7th Fleet area of operations.

    Sailors man the rails as USS McCampbell (DDG 85) arrives in Saipan, Jan. 21. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Chris Cavagnaro)
  2. USS Spruance Rescues Mariner in Singapore Strait

    Sailors from the guided-missile destroyer USS Spruance rescued a Filipino mariner, Jan. 18, who had fallen overboard from his vessel while transiting the Singapore Strait.

    Lt. j.g. Katherine Miyamasu, center, provides water to a rescued Filipino mariner in the Singapore Strait, Jan. 18. (U.S. Navy photo)
  3. Pacific Navies Focus on Disaster Relief at 7th Fleet Conference

    More than 100 medical experts from nine countries in the Pacific region gathered in Yokosuka, Japan at the annual Pacific Navies Senior Medical Leadership Seminar, January 15-16 to begin development of common Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Response (HA/DR) procedures.

    International medical officers taking part in a U.S. 7th Fleet medical seminar tour the medical facilities aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73) in Yokosuka, Japan, Jan. 16. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jacob I. Allison)
  4. Navy Investigates Fuel Leak at Underground Storage Facility

    The Navy, in close coordination with the Hawaii State Department of Health and other agencies, is investigating a fuel leak from one tank at the Red Hill Underground Fuel Storage Facility.

    Capt. Mark Wheeler, commanding officer of the Naval Supply Fleet Logistics Center, and Capt. Mike Williamson, regional engineer for Commander Navy Region Hawaii, conduct a press conference Jan. 16 with Ernest Lau, manager and chief engineer, Honolulu Board of Water Supply and Dr. Keith Kawaoka, director, Hawaii Hazard Evaluation and Emergency Response office. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Nardel Gervacio)
  5. Aircraft Carrier Moves Underscore Pacific Rebalance Strategy

    USS Ronald Reagan will relieve USS George Washington in Japan and USS Theodore Roosevelt will leave the East Coast for San Diego. Specific timelines will be announced separately, closer to the actual movement of the carriers.

    In this file photo, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) operates in the Pacific conducting training exercises in preparation for a previous deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kevin B. Gray)
  6. USS North Carolina, CTF-72 Participate in Snapdragon Exercise

    The Virginia-class attack submarine and maritime surveillance aircraft took part in the anti-submarine warfare training exercise in the Philippine Sea Dec. 30 to Jan. 1.

  7. U.S. 7th Fleet Commander Praises P-8 Squadron

    Vice Adm. Robert Thomas flew over Japan with VP-16 in the Navy's newest maritime patrol and reconnaissance aircraft, the P-8 Poseidon, Jan. 9 and praised the crew for their hard work.

    Vice Adm. Robert L. Thomas observes operations aboard a P-8A Poseidon. (U.S. Navy photo)
  8. USS Tucson Visits Yokosuka during Western Pacific Deployment

    The Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine arrived in Yokosuka, Japan, Jan. 10, for a visit as part of its Western Pacific deployment.

    USS Tucson (SSN 770) arrives at Fleet Activities Yokosuka Jan. 10. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class (EXW) Sebastian McCormack)
  9. Pacific Submarine Force Battle Efficiency Awards Announced

    COMSUBPAC announced the recipients of the 2013 Battle Efficiency (Battle "E") award for 2013 in an official message to the submarine force, Jan. 1.

    In this file photo, the forward-deployed USS Chicago (SSN 721), one of the submarines awarded the Battle "E" for 2013, enters Guam's Apra Harbor in April. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Jeffrey Jay Price)
  10. U.S. Navy Admiral Mentors Korean Female ROTC Unit

    Rear Adm. Lisa Franchetti discussed her command philosophy and ideas on career development with 60 female cadets at Seoul's Sookmyung Women's University, Jan. 8.

    Rear Adm. Lisa Franchetti, third row center, joins female ROTC cadets in expressing the Korean phrase "Katchi Kapshida!" (which translates as "We Go Together") during her visit to Sookmyung University, Jan. 8. (U.S. Navy Photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Wendy Wyman)